Applications to purchase a home increased 2 percent for the week — the first uptick in four weeks — a sign of optimism in the housing market. » Read More
Mark Steinert, CEO of Stockland, says the biggest challenge in the Australian housing market is the contraction in credit. » Read More
Uncertainty in the political sector is unlikely to affect the Australian consumer, says Peter Allen, CEO of Scentre. He also explains why he says declining house prices may not impact retail sales in the country. » Read More
By: Diana Olick and Lisa Rizzolo
The nation's homebuilders are feeling better about the state of their industry as lower interest rates boost consumer confidence. » Read More
Jian Chang of Barclays says infrastructure investment in China is likely to pick up and will help to offset a slowing housing market.
Starting next year, every new home built in California will have something extra on top.
"Amazon coming, I think, was a great thing," says Ryan Serhant. "All they wanted to do was bring jobs."
A Military Family Advisory Network report found that some military families living on bases face dangerous situations including mold, vermin, poor water quality and more in their homes.
Starting in 2020, new homes built in California will include solar panels, a big step toward a future housing market that produces as much energy as it consumes. California will add as many as 100,000 homes every year designed to be net zero energy.
"There are lots of cheap places to put your capital. You don't have to put it in the U.S.," Morgan Creek's Mark Yusko says.
Brexit fears are keeping international investors on edge.
The lowest interest rates in nearly a year were apparently not enough incentive to juice mortgage demand.
CNBC's Hugh Son and Nima Ghamsari of Blend joins 'The Exchange' to discuss how Blend is an example for the future of home equity loans.
CNBC's Diana Olick reports on a new housing trend known as "aging in place."
With more seniors choosing not to sell their family home, an estimated 1.6 million fewer properties are now available.
Nick Twidale of Rakuten Securities Australia says China's slowing economy is the "dominant factor" that could drive Australia's interest rate policy, but declining house prices locally is "not far behind."
With spring on the way, many home buyers are starting their hunt for a new home.
The share of Americans who say it is a good time to buy a home increased 4 percentage points to 15 percent in January compared with December, according to a monthly survey from Fannie Mae.
Susan Lloyd-Hurwitz of Mirvac says there is "enormous differentiation" between sub-markets around Australia and her company's projects are located in the "right" markets. She also discusses the differences between residential, industrial and commercial sectors of real estate in the country.
Mortgage demand continued to weaken, with homebuyers retreating the most last week.